Hospitality Management

Program Overview

As the second-largest industry in Minnesota, hospitality offers endless opportunities for your growth and success. In this program, you’ll gain comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in customer service, event planning, hotel management, and more. Our expert instructors, with their extensive industry experience, will guide you every step of the way, ensuring you are equipped with the tools to excel in this dynamic field. 


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Taking care of guests

You’ll enjoy a fun and fascinating career helping people.  “Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were there”  – Unknown. You’ll learn how to take care of guests and provide them with exceptional service. From greeting them at the door to ensuring their stay is comfortable and memorable, you’ll develop the skills needed to excel in this industry.    

Career Opportunities

Leisure and hospitality include hotels, lodging, tourism, sports, recreation, parks, and entertainment.  Our program covers essential areas such as customer service, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management, front desk procedures, and revenue management. With this well-rounded education, you’ll be prepared to enter a variety of career paths in the hospitality industry.  

Global Reach

Hospitality is an international industry, and studying Hospitality Management at Saint Paul College opens doors to opportunities all around the globe. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the cultural and social customs that affect hospitality, making you a valuable asset to any organization with global reach. 

Transferable Skills

Skills learned include management, customer service, communication, and problem-solving, which are transferable to other jobs and industries. These skills will prepare you for a successful career in any field, giving you a competitive edge in the job market. 

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